Radiologists land on list of highest-paid doctors
May 3, 2018 -- Radiologists landed in the No. 10 position on a list produced by Business Insider of the highest-paid healthcare professions. The list, based on data from LinkedIn, showed radiologists as having a total median salary of $368,000. Read More
5 keys to radiologist recruiting and hiring
May 3, 2018 -- Let's face it, no one likes recruiting. It is time-consuming, expensive, and frustrating. In a new column, Daniel Corbett of Radiology Business Solutions offers his five keys to radiologist recruiting. Read More
Study: 3D-printed mandibles may reduce OR time
May 3, 2018 -- Creating 3D-printed models of fractured mandibles may reduce time spent in the operating room (OR), according to a new study in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. The findings suggest that inexpensive 3D printing technologies could save hospitals hundreds of dollars per operation. Read More
Theranostic approach could aid pancreatic cancer patients
May 3, 2018 -- German researchers obtained positive results with a novel diagnostic and therapeutic (theranostic) approach for ductal pancreatic adenocarcinoma used with SPECT/CT, scintigraphy, and PET/CT. Their findings were published in the May issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
#MyRadGirlfriend No. 62: Don't quit your day job
May 3, 2018 -- Andy is studying a particularly troublesome case when Ryan makes a joke that falls flat in the next installment of #MyRadGirlfriend. Read More
RSNA names Kahn to head AI publication
May 2, 2018 -- The RSNA has named Dr. Charles Kahn Jr. as editor of the new online journal Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. The society plans to launch the journal early next year as a showcase for research in the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning, and machine learning. Read More
Big data for sale: A solution to spur AI research
May 2, 2018 -- The development of artificial intelligence (AI) has been slowed by the need to test AI algorithms against large volumes of real-world imaging studies. But such databases are rare, and data transfer bottlenecks make it hard to move data from clinical sites to algorithm developers. In this article, Kyle Henson offers a solution. Read More
MRI reveals effect of mild TBI on brain white matter
May 2, 2018 -- An MRI technique aimed at quantifying changes in myelin content revealed that athletes who have a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) can experience changes to their brain white matter that are still evident months later, according to a preliminary study published online May 1 in the Journal of Neurosurgery. Read More
MRA reveals atherosclerosis in many low-risk patients
May 1, 2018 -- Approximately half of patients considered to have a low risk of developing atherosclerosis showed at least one narrowed artery on whole-body MR angiography (MRA) exams in a study published online May 1 in Radiology. Read More
JAMA: Women need to be aware of mammography's harms
May 1, 2018 -- Screening mammography can save lives but also lead to harms such as false positives and overdiagnosis: As a result, women -- especially those ages 40 to 49 -- need help to evaluate the test's benefits in relation to those harms, according to a review published May 1 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Read More